Militiamen opened criminal proceedings due to an accident with four victims that occurred on the evening of 12 July on the Metropolitan highway in Kiev, reported the press service of the police.
Criminal proceedings opened under part 3 St. 286 the Criminal code of Ukraine (violation of rules of traffic safety or transport operation by persons driving means of transport, which entailed death of several persons). The sanction of article provides imprisonment for the term from five till 10 years with deprivation of the right to drive vehicles for up to three years.
According to preliminary police, the driver of the Mercedes-Benz first ran into a car which moved with him in the same direction, and then left on a strip of oncoming traffic where it crashed into a Hyundai.
The driver of the Hyundai and three passengers were killed. Another passenger, a boy born in 2006, is in the hospital. According to Facebook community”, Kiev Operative”, in the Hyundai was traveling a large family – killed-husband, wife and their two sons.
39-year-old driver of the Mercedes-Benz detained, now he is in the hospital. Plan to announce the suspect.
The police reports state the driver of the Mercedes-Benz. But the press Secretary of the Kiev Prosecutor’s office Nadezhda maximes confirmed UNN information of witnesses, that, according to preliminary data, the driver of the Mercedes-Benz was drunk.
“However, more research would be done,” said the maximes.
According to the information of the public”, Kiev Operative”, driving a Mercedes with a license plate AI0999HB was Anton Jalapa. The car belongs to other citizens who have worked in the country. “Kiev is Operational,” found that in 2010 Yelapa was a participant of the fatal accident and was serving a sentence.
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